Instructional technology / distance education

Using Big Data to Predict Online Student Success

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An ambitious research project is proving the payoffs of predictive analytics in higher ed, and early findings overturn conventional wisdom about student success.

Stanford open course instructors spin off for-profit company

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Open Education
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The instructors of Stanford's massively open online artificial intelligence course spin their idea into a for-profit venture.

Apple drops new iPad apps for digital textbook creation and distribution

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Any digital textbook revolution that flows from Apple's splashy unveiling may be contingent on everybody adopting its vaunted computing tablet, experts say.

Tech giant unveils iBooks 2, iBook Author, and upgraded iTunes U

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LIVE UPDATES: Officials announce 100 new courses produced with colleges, and plans to make textbooks far more versatile.

What does the LMS of the future look like?

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Two young companies try to elbow their way into the learning-management market, while another looks to subvert it from the outside.

U.S. News & World Report releases first ever online college program rankings

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Online Education
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Despite data collection bugs, U.S. News & World Report publishes the first online iteration of its controversial college rankings.

Daytona State reins in its push toward e-textbooks

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Daytona State reins in a plan to push students and faculty toward electronic textbooks.

SUNY Broome Community College's MOOC a rarity in higher education

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The steep investment is preventing two-year institutions from creating massive open online courses, but SUNY Broome Community College found a way -- and a purpose for one.

2016 Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference

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Wed, 05/18/2016 to Thu, 05/19/2016

Location

101 N Merion Ave., Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr , Pennsylvania 19010
United States

'The Pulse' podcast features interview with New Media Consortium's Bryan Alexander

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This month's edition of the technology podcast features a discussion with the senior researcher at the New Media Consortium.

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